Kai Tak Development (KTD) is a huge and highly complex development project spanning a total planning area of over 320 hectares covering the ex-airport site together with the adjoining hinterland districts of Kowloon City, Wong Tai Sin and Kwun Tong. After thorough planning and public participation process, the finalised scheme of KTD with a mix of community, housing, business, tourism and infrastructural uses was proposed, i.e. Kai Tak Outline Zoning Plan.
The role of the Kai Tak Office (KTO) is to lead and oversee the coordination and implementation of KTD within its intended timeframe. Arising from public aspirations for a quality design for KTD, the Head of KTO, H(KTO) is supported by a team of professional staff to oversee the progress of KTD and contribute directly and speedily in the design development of KTD to facilitate smooth implementation. To provide a clearer focus for public interaction, the H(KTO) will spearhead concerted efforts especially in the following areas –